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Threats from terror attacks and keeping communities safe
Cllr Nesil Caliskan, Chair of the Local Government Association’s Safer, Stronger Communities Board, explains how councils take terror attack threats very seriously and work hard with partners in keeping communities safe & connected.
How can technological solutions enhance responses to terrorism?
Naz Dossa, CEO, Peoplesafe, explores how the Peoplesafe Alert service can enhance public safety through improved responses to terrorism.
Reframing the border as a continuum
Ray Batt, Director, Border Security Programmes Europe, Unisys, offers commentary on reframing the border and the future of trading.
Home Office announce largest police funding increase since 2010
Additional funding up to £970 million, including £509 million from council tax flexibility will go towards recruiting more police officers.
Providing a comprehensive response to the UK’s national security
John Wright, Global Director of Public Safety & Justice at Unisys shares his thoughts on how UK government policy helps to provide a comprehensive response to the country’s national security.
Security needs to be improved to protect against all vehicle attacks
Gavin Hepburn, Director at ATG Access argues that security needs to be improved to protect against all vehicle attacks – intentional or otherwise, in this opinion article
A new security standard for criminal vehicle impacts
Roger Knight, Marshalls’ Head of New Product Development and Engineering for Landscape Protection, explains what the new PAS 170 security standard will provide and the benefits it will bring for businesses and government organisations in terms of criminal vehicle impacts
European Commission: Tackling illegal content online
The efforts of the European Commission around tackling illegal content online are charted here by Open Access Government
Brits call for more public security ahead of Royal Wedding
Over half of British residents want to see tougher public security put in place ahead of major outdoor summer events, such as the Royal Wedding, according to new research
A new security standard to protect people and places
Jaz Vilkhu, Marshalls’ Managing Director of Landscape Protection, argues that the new PAS 170 standard will offer organisations an assured product to secure against criminal threats and accidental impacts for the very first time
Extremism Commissioner confirms plans for 2018
Lead Commissioner for Countering Extremism, Sara Khan, has set out her plans to engage and consult, produce a comprehensive study and make recommendations to government
New technology revealed to help fight terrorist content online
The Home Office has announced the development of new technology to automatically detect terrorist content on online platforms Developed by the Home Office and ASI Data Science, the technology uses advanced machine learning to analyse the audio and visuals of a video to determine whether it could Daesh propaganda. Tests have...
Will the council tax hike be enough to keep London safe?
The London Assembly Budget and Performance Committee publishes its ‘Response to the Mayor’s draft consultation budget 2018-19’ The Mayor’s key decision this year was to increase council tax by 5 percent to be mainly allocated to the Met and London’s fire service. But despite the extra cash, Sadiq Khan has...
A new frontline against terrorism
Jaz Vilkhu, Managing Director of Landscape Protection argues that urban planners must consider a holistic approach to protection against terrorists
Searching for the silver bullet: towards a more effective Security Union
European Commissioner for the Security Union, Julian King underlines the role of the EU and national governments in keeping citizens safe
Access control and what the future looks like
James Kelly, Chief Executive of the BSIA discusses access control and what the future looks like…
Standing up to terrorism and organised crime
Matthew Finn, Managing Director at AUGMETIQ discusses the importance of building Europe’s capability to fight terrorism and serious transnational organised crime For the better part of a decade, the European Union (EU) has been struggling to create a new legal basis to protect its 500 million citizens while respecting their...